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QuarterlyFIT April 2023

2023 has been a tumultuous year so far.  Dramatic weather conditions causing floods and cyclones. The lingering effects of the pandemic and government policy impacting inflation. The skyrocketing cost of living. On top of this we’ve had an increase in the minimum wage and there are other pending law changes for business.

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The workplace policy handbook – seven steps to success

A workplace policy handbook is a great way to provide employees with everything they need to know. It is an ideal reference tool when onboarding new recruits or for current employees with guidelines on anything from policies to company values. Whether you choose to have yours as a hard copy, digital format, or both, being…

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Top eight capabilities of effective leaders

Effective leaders must possess certain competencies to be successful. In today’s complex business environment, having the following top eight capabilities is essential for effective leaders who want to not only achieve personal success but help drive a business towards its objectives. These competencies include the ability to communicate clearly, listen actively, distil information accurately, encourage…

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Working from home? Here are five ways to stay focused

The way we work has transformed. Employers now offer a working from home option or hybrid arrangements that provide jobseekers with flexibility. While working from home has many benefits, it’s not for everyone. It can be challenging to stay focused. We’ve put together our top tips to help you navigate the challenges that come with…

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Hiring employees for cultural fit

Hiring employees for cultural fit is something we know plenty about. It is in our DNA. As we advise our clients, when you hire for both job fit and cultural fit you get employees who integrate quickly into their role, are happier, tend to stay longer, and contribute more. Culture is the personality of your…

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Exploring your career options: five steps to success

Feeling a little confused about where you’re going in your career? Love your job but feel like you’re lacking direction? It might be time to revisit your career options goal. Even if you have started your working life with a firm career plan – it’s easy to get lost in the noise of the day…

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Exploring your career options

How to foster the employee experience

In much the same way an organisation has a lifecycle so too does an employee. Understanding the employee lifecycle helps you to foster an employee experience that leads to longevity, success, and high employee engagement. The lifecycle model determines the path for every employee within your business. There are six stages to consider. 1. Attraction…

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Five tips to nail online interviews

Online interviews are here to stay and just like an in-person interview – preparation and practice is the key to success. Whether you have welcomed the age of remote working or are camera shy, we’ve got you covered with our five tips to nail a virtual interview. 1. Prepare and test your setup There is…

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Identifying your company values – ten examples to get you started.

Identifying your company values is critical to the success of your business, your brand, and your people. The company values you choose to operate by are the foundation from which all else is built. How do you go about identifying and defining the most suitable values for your company? We’ve put together a list of…

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Four reasons not to ghost an interview

It’s a surprisingly common phenomena amongst jobseekers to ghost an interview; people don’t turn up for whatever reason or simply forget they had an appointment. Changes over the past few years with the Covid 19 pandemic have made it easier to ghost an interview as our world becomes more virtual and less ‘in person.’ But…

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Why not to ghost an interview